Fine Motor Skills Activities for Babies

Here is a collection of simple and engaging fine motor skills activities for babies and toddlers that help to encourage muscle strength, co-ordination and concentration, all through playful fun! There are so many other benefits to these activities too and they are simple and meaningful for small minds, using materials from around the home and

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Egg Carton Colour Sorting

Play with colourful pom poms in the sensory table and sort them by colour into coloured egg cartons! Fine motor control, colour recognition and early sorting skills for toddlers and preschoolers.Egg carton and pom pom colour sorting

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Tubes and Funnels at the Sensory Table

Add some tubes and funnels to the sensory table to increase the play and discovery opportunities! Fine motor skills, co-ordination and problem solving rolled into one open-ended set up for kids to design and adapt as they play.Make a box over the sensory table for tubes and funnels

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Pancake Making Pretend Play

Make a fun invitation to play with pretend pancake making ingredients! Lots of imaginative cooking play and playful literacy learning at the same time with this easy to set up activity.

Pancake making pretend play activity

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Creamy Coconut Play Dough Recipe

Make some wonderfully creamy coconut play dough with this easy, 2-ingredient recipe! It smells wonderful and is so soft and bright! It makes a perfect invitation to play with coconut play dough and natural loose materials. It is scented sensory fun and fine motor development all rolled into one  for little ones!Continue reading Creamy Coconut Play Dough Recipe